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Phillies put Chase Utley on disabled list with inflammation in ankle

Phillies put Chase Utley on disabled list with inflammation in ankle

Slumping second baseman Chase Utley was put on the 15-day disabled list by the Philadelphia Phillies with inflammation in his right ankle. Phillies trainer Scott Sheridan said Utley's ankle has been bothering him since January and the six-time All-Star was to receive a cortisone shot Wednesday. "I've had some good days. More bad days than good days but I felt like I could play through it. I was able to obviously get on the field. I don't think it's been beneficial for me to play on it," Utley said. Utley had been on the bench for three of the last five games. His .179 batting average is last among the 164 qualifying major leaguers, and he has four home...

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